Definitions for thumbholeˈθʌmˌhoʊl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

thumb•holeˈθʌmˌhoʊl(n.)

  1. a hole into which a thumb can be inserted, as to provide a grip.

    Category: Machinery

Origin of thumbhole:

1855–60

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thumbhole(noun)

    the hole in a woodwind that is closed and opened with the thumb

  2. thumbhole(noun)

    a finger hole made to fit the thumb (as in a bowling ball)

Wiktionary

  1. thumbhole(Noun)

    A hole designed to receive a thumb.

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